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Food Safety News - 04/01/2021.... Colorado animal share scheme will circumvent USDA inspections


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Colorado animal share scheme will circumvent USDA inspections
By Dan Flynn on Apr 01, 2021 12:06 am If dividing the cow works to share the milk, why not divide the animal to share the meat outside concern about any niceties about regulations or inspections? Colorado Senate Bill 21-079 will do just that once the state’s “Food Freedom” Gov. Jared Polis signs it into law. Any notion that all meat sold in Colorado... Continue Reading

Food chain role considered in WHO’s COVID-19 origin report
By News Desk on Apr 01, 2021 12:03 am Introduction of the novel coronavirus through food chain products has been judged a possible pathway, according to a report on how COVID-19 spread to humans. A group of international scientists assembled by the World Health Organization (WHO) went to Wuhan, China where the first cases of the novel coronavirus were reported at the end of 2019. They... Continue Reading

Children sick in Irish E. coli outbreak
By News Desk on Apr 01, 2021 12:02 am Public health officials in Ireland are searching for the source of an E. coli O26 outbreak in part of the country. The Department of Public Health Mid-West of the Health Service Executive (HSE) is investigating the outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) that has affected one setting in a region that includes Clare, Limerick and... Continue Reading

Outbreak investigations at FDA making little progress according to update
By News Desk on Apr 01, 2021 12:01 am The table below shows outbreak investigations being managed by FDA’s CORE Response Teams so far this year. The investigations are in a variety of stages. Some outbreaks have limited information with investigations ongoing, others may be near completion. The Food and Drug Administration will issue public health advisories for outbreak investigations that have resulted in specific, actionable... Continue Reading

Recalled water linked to hepatitis outbreak still on sale through Internet
By Coral Beach on Mar 31, 2021 05:14 pm The FDA has found that recalled “Real Water,” which is linked to a hepatitis outbreak, is still being sold online. The agency is urging the public to not drink the water and to report any entity selling it. A notice today from the Food and Drug Administration says the agency is working to locate any... Continue Reading

Earth Notions recalls raw bitter apricot kernels that may cause cyanide poisoning
By News Desk on Mar 31, 2021 03:55 pm For the fourth time this month apricot kernels, also known as pits or seeds, are being recalled because of elevated levels of cyanide that could lead to food poisoning. The three previous recalls, initiated in Canada, were posted on March 11, March 17, and March 24. Those recalls and the one posted today all involve... Continue Reading

JC in GB

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Not the most auspicious day on food safety... Zounds! :emoji_astonished:

JC :emoji_cat:

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